A “medical home” is a team-based approach to providing coordinated healthcare from a relational view, beginning with your primary care provider and extending to affiliated hospitals and specialists. It puts you at the center of all of your points of care, starting at birth and continuing throughout your entire life. Read more.
Road to Recovery
Gene (Bruce) Mesplay set off for an easy bike ride to the gas station, but ended up on a long road to health recovery. Bruce, 53, thought he simply took a nasty spill on his bike – but he soon learned the fall was the result of a massive stroke. He became completely debilitated, unable to speak clearly, walk or even use the restroom on his own. Read more.
There's No Place Like Home
Establishing a “medical home” for healthcare is becoming increasingly important as consumers realize the value of preventive care and coordinating the management of chronic conditions, such as diabetes, depression or heart disease. Read more.
The suddenness and force of a stroke can be overwhelming. Then comes the hard work of recovery, an often frustrating adjustment to an altered life. No one knows that better than Tim Morrissey. The 69-year-old Marion man can’t recall many details of the episode last June that changed his life, other than noticing his balance was off. Read more.